EACC 1 OF 2017 - Republic vs Antony Charo Katana

Summary: The accused, a conductor of a public vehicle, had his vehicle confiscated by Police for contravening Road Service Licence noting that while with passengers, it had gone beyond its legal route. The accused approached the traffic officer with a 2000/= bribe to forebear booking them with the offence. He was arrested and charged in court for corruptly offering a benefit. The court in considering the totality of the evidence before it concluded that the accused indeed attempted to bribe the officer and found him guilty of the charge against him.

First offence date: 28/Dec/2016
Start date: 03/Jan/2017
Ruling date: 01/Jan/1970
Defendant plea:
Amount involved: KES 2,000.00
Type of case: Bribery

Resolution comments:



Fine amount


Count 1 - Corruptly offering benefit contrary to Section 39 (3)(b) as read with Section 48(1) of the Anti Corruption and Economic Crimes
Not guilty